class Gastropoda


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Related to class Gastropoda: class Cephalopoda, class Bivalvia
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Noun1.class Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relativesclass Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
gastropod, univalve - a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
family Strombidae, Strombidae - the family of conchs
limpet - any of various usually marine gastropods with low conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas
family Patellidae, Patellidae - marine limpets
Ancylidae, family Ancylidae - freshwater gastropod
Opisthobranchia, subclass Opisthobranchia - gastropods having the gills when present posterior to the heart and having no operculum: includes sea slugs; sea butterflies; sea hares
Akeridae, family Akeridae - bubble shells
order Pulmonata, Pulmonata - large order of gastropods usually breathing by means of a lung-like sac comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails
order Pectinibranchia, Pectinibranchia - large order of gastropods comprising univalve mollusks that have a single gill resembling a comb
Amphineura, subclass Amphineura - a class of Gastropoda
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Most molluscs are marine-dwelling, but some in the class Gastropoda (clade Stylommatophora, snails and slugs) have made the evolutionary transition to land.
A unique characteristic of the Gastropods is a phenomenon called "torsion" Melanoides tuberculata is one of species of class Gastropoda and phylum mollusca.
Of the Marine animals employed in homoeopathy, Murex is the only one belonging to the large class Gastropoda, which consists of some 60,000 species of whelks, slugs, limpets, conches, and snails.